Six Reasons Why I Like ‘Home Bookings’ Best

When I say ‘home bookings’, I really mean booking through external services like LekkeSlaap, AirBnB, AccommodationDirect or SafariNow – and after several personal experiences with at least two of the above-mentioned services, here is why I like them best: A More Personal Touch In these instances, usually you will work directly with the owner of the property to set up […]

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Cool and cosy in Kommetjie: Top reasons to visit this Mother City spot in the Deep South

I’ve only visited Kommetjie twice now in my three or so years of residing in Cape Town – but it’s definitely one of my favourite travel spots; at least of those found along the Cape Peninsula coastline. This small, close-knit village in the Deep South has it all: country vibes, ocean and mountain views to die for (no matter whereabouts […]

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Why Chapman’s Peak Drive Has Me Charmed

Please note: Chappies has sadly been closed indefinitely (as of 21 June 2017) to both vehicles and cyclists, due to the risk of further dangerous rockfalls. Arguably one of South Africa’s (if not the world’s) most scenic drives, Chapman’s Peak Drive is one road trip you have to make if you visit the beautiful Western Cape province. Discover more about […]

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Travel Review: Hiking Table Mountain National Park’s Pipe Track

I am always one for trying new hiking trails (even on my own) so it was with great excitement that I set out with a hiking acquaintance to tackle the Table Mountain National Park’s Pipe Track in mid-October 2016. A quick Google search the night before told us that this somewhat secluded hiking trail – which starts on the Camps […]

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